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"j93 HI oiSltT, Bdltor.
0Mc:rfvcn wU-hiw lie vcriUrt.I.
(,(r jilra ; Uelknnp cseiiie. 'S!io' no
iiJjry man.L t f
TifK rimninit of llelkunp's "swnj;'' wn
forty-i'ljrlit tlioiKiml iloll.ir., moru or
Oe.v. I'ii.i.ow'8 petition to ('onerous Is
longer tli.ui the Indiana lleimlillcnii plat
form. Tin: coolnc.o.o of totiblir.iti wlw vlli
to keep the llnlkiinp thievery out ot'
politics, Is rcfrHiIiiff.
Tin: third-term Jtepubllauis" have ron
ton to wish that ItiJtcad ol advocating n
tlilnl term for Giiuit, they had never
MCKKTinr JSoiieson', by (J rant's re
quest, Is nctlnp secretary of war. Hobo.
Hon Is lilmn-lf not above suspicion. Had
Tiik law abolishing capital punishment
in Iowa will bo repealed by the present
general as?embly. Capital crimes have
steadily Increased in that State under the
Tiif.m: is one Uiinc in which Secretary
Belknap has proved himself better than
Ills ltadlcal lellow-thleves ho has ac-
knowledge Ills crime and lias made no at
tempt to lie himself out of it. The ivt
of then arV conscienceless thieve and
Mn. I.EVi P. Li;ckky Is not so luckv
as ue inougiit niniseir, a-few days ago
He now retires from the position ot as
Mstant secretary ol the President, anil
Ulysses, Jr., takes Ids daw. Springfield
Sill". Ltiekcy takes a responsible position
In the Interior department. He has been
provided tor, and we have another In
stance ol how Grunt takes care of his
Grant U said to be much disturbed by
the revelations of Itelkuap's crimes and to
have declared that his tnltli in tils friends
U shaken, and lie docs not know to whom
to turn. Grant is sulVerlng the Just con
sequences of his own acts. lie should
have been more particular In his choice of
friends. It has been a prominent and
disgraceful feature in Ills administration
that he has been continually surrounded
by a class ot men conspicuous mainly for
the suspicions attaching to thclrlntegiity.
The legitimate results ot his criminal
folly have followed each other with
crushing rapidity within tho last few
Qulncy Jlcrald : Charles Stellani, ox
Uultcd States collector ot thu Twelfth
revenuo district, was one of Mane's audi
tors at Chicago, and applauded heartily
that portion ot llano's speech warning
liristow to not go too far with his whis
ky ring prosecutions. And now Slillanl
Is indicted for connection with tho whis
ky frauds in tills State, with every
pect of easy conviction.
A ftClti.VNITU .misi .iki:.
Some mouths ago, a party of workmen
engaged In excavating stonu from a
quarry in the Osage Indian reservation,
In Kansas, came upon "a round, glossy,
mass which presented a striking appear
ance to a human skull." The quarry
men fvlt impressed with the bcliel thr.t
there was something for tho scientists.
A reverend savant of Missouri ;was sent
for lie examined the mysterious object
hu pronounced It a human t-kull.
Under his directions It was carefully
removed from tho bed rock, securely
packed and forwarded to a brother
savant in Washington. This gentleman
was delighted ho felt that he had In his
possession a valuable relic of tho pro-
historic age. Ho shared the pleasure of
his specimen with other scientists, and
it was finally placed In thu hands of Prof.
Meek, paleontologist ot tho Sinithoulaii
Institute. Prof.; Meek made "a very
thorough and minute examination," and
then rudely destroyed the pleasure of the
savants by Informing them their speci
men was a sea shell.
TIIK BLACK HI M.S.
General Sheridan, In a communication
to the military committeu of the Houeof
Keprcscntatlves, urges tho necessity for
the construction of two military posts on
the Yellow Stone river, one at the mouth
of the Mg Horn river and the other at or
near the mouth of Tongue river. Gen,
Sheridan says the Mack Hills country,
within a few year will bo crowded with
towns and villages, and that railroad
connections between It and the States
will bo established. He asserts that tho
gold-bearing regions are at tho head wa
ters of Wind river; on tho Owl creek
mountains, on Powder river and Clark's
fork of the Yellowstone ; that the Mack
Hills have abundance of good timber for
thu treeless country south of them, and
that the success of all their iiitcru.-ts de
!nds on the establishment of the two
ports named. Gen. Sheridan estimates
the cost of the construction of these two
military posts ut one hundred thousand
A POLITICAL QltSTIII.V,
The Itepubllcau press objects to the
Ik'lkuup corruption being made a matter
ol party politics. Tho objections me
useless. In Us nature and I cults it Is as
inevitably a matter of party politics as
the clouds and the rain uro elements in
- nature. It Is but )mj ( tho long list ot
crimes in high places, of the coiiutlu
breaches of mm. of the numerous be
trayals of rcspoutlhllhy that
have blackened the record of
the Itepubllcau party since t,0
death. ol Mr. Lincoln. Tho Democracy
hay up aUorijatlic. . They owe It i0
thcnsiiflvcs; to tlm good .name of tlmlr
country; to the memory of that banu ol
patriots Iwhoso buttering whose sac.
rllkes and who;e grand mi.-.-.-m of a
hundred years ago linger like nuniv song
on the lips of tho men and women ol to
day; to -their dill) to their children
they owe it to nil thee, forgetting all
minor dld'ei-ciiccs, to make thu fearful
corruption of the p;Uy In power their
point ol attacks; to strike the ttepubllcan
Achilles In his heel, and hu the
victors tu the Miifu this fall.
The redemption of this government from
the unworthy bauds that have guided It
to the very edge of n preelpieo of de
struetlon would and will be the crowning
gloiy of the Centennial year.
tiii: oini.oou .ov.
The Philadelphia VVrji'hasbceii count
ing up tho newspaper support so far is
pressed for prominent Presidential can
didates ot botli parties, and llnds on the
Democratic side that sixteen Journals
look to Hendricks. Thurman, who
comes next, has but cljilit. cloclv fol
lowed by Tilden and llayard with seven
each. Three Uhlo Journals arc for Mx-
Governor Allen of that .State. Pendle
ton's recent Journey through the South
to V londa has not been fruitful of tv
suits as but two Journals in that sec
tlou comprise ills entire support. The
ntMmrg foil's candidate, .ludgo .lere.
S. Mack, of IVniHylvauIa, Is backed up
by tho Ilopkinsvlllo (ICy.) Democrat,
which modestly tacks on to the lilac!;
ticket the name of Senator McCreery, of
Kentucky, us tho price of Its support.
General Hancock, with his three nevvg.
paper votes, runs better, llguratlvely
speaking, than General Sherman, lix-
Governor iioll'utan, ol New York, Is not
lorgotten by the Shrcveport (l.a.) Timet
On the liepuhllcan tide, thu 1-rcsi lluds
that Ko-eoo Conkllug, of New York,
who until lately was scarcely mentioned
as a probable contestant, has sprung
suddenly to the front, and now leads his
competitors with tho support of seventeen
journals, while Maine, who had all along
been thought to be the strongest man,
quietly drops Into the second place, run
ning nuck-and-ncck with llirtranlt anil
Uritov, each with llfteeu backers. Gov
ernor Hayes, who developed so much
strength In the recent gubernatorial con
test In Ohio, follows next, with ten: while
Minister Wasburnc Is tho Ideal candidate
of four joui nalUtlu'adherents. President
Grant, Secretary Fish, .ludgo Hivcse,and
Hon. ilenjaniin Ilarii-on, of Indlaua,aud
Senator .Morton, are each nominated and
endorsed liy three enthusiastic admirers.
-r.DITOKl.tl. .VOI DS.
The grand Jury of Columbus, Ga.,
has indicted the chic! of police of that
clly for larceny.
The Southern Immigration conven
tion now in session at -Vow Orleans, is
largely attended. Thirteen States are
represented by more than one hundred
A Mclhodl-t minister named J. II.
Ilobson, who Is supposed to be Insane,
made a frantic attempt to cut Ids throat
with a razor at New Moorcllcld, Ohio, a
few days ago,
Chicago Tribune of I lie Ith : Mr. John
Webb of Chattanooga, Twin., exhibited
lu this olllco yesterday a genuine copy of
the New oik Mercury for Dec. 27 17li2
ft has been hi the possession of Mr
Webb's ancestors lor over sixty years
lie proposes sending It to the Centen
M. Gnyard, tho proprietor of the
French restaurant at the Centennial,
which is to be known as lbe"l.es Trols
Frercs Proveneaux," has arrived in
Philadelphia with one hundred French
waiters, who are said to be "skirmishing
about that city trying to Hud an Knglisli
At n meeting ol thu directors of the
Western I.'nlon Telegraph company,
held recently lu Xmv York, It was esti
mated that the earnings would lustily the
payment of a dividend of 1J per cent, for
the quarter. .Several of the dhectors
were of the opinion that the dividend
should hu passed, while others thought
the stockholders were entitled to what
ever was earned.
The story Is (old lhat "KoiisliU-liou
Oglu, the great Bulgarian bandit, was a
promising young man In a country village
not many years ago. lie became alllauced
to u beautiful girl. During his tempo
rary absence from home, a Turkish Pasha
seized his bride, for so a botrohed ono is
regarded lu the K.tit, and compelled her
to become an Inmate of the harem. Shu
was released alter a short time, a hopeless
maniac. Her lover turned bandit, ami
adopted the Inllexlablo rule of killing all
Turks who fell Into his bauds. Tho un
happy glil wander- about tho hilts of
Bulgaria, feared yet cired lor by the
peasants, who regard maniacs anil idiots
as sacred behiirs,"
New York II WW: During tho
Deluge, as a heedless Shark w as conduct.
lug a Thanksgiving service for an abund.
ant Harvest, a prudent Patriarch looked
out and addressed them thus: ".My
l rlciid, I am much struck with your
open countenance ; pray conn into the
are and make ono of us. The Probablll
ties are a falling (Urometer, general At'
inospbLi'le DUtuibance, and Heavy I'alus
throughout tho Keglon of tho Lower
Culverso during the next Forty Days,
'That is Just tlm sort of Hairpin I am,"
replied tho shark, who had cut several
Wisdom Teeth ; "hi lug on your Del
uges." About six' weeks subsequently
tho Patriarch encountered lilm on the
summit of Mount Ararat, lu very
straightened circumstances. -Vow; You
Can't pretty much most always tell how
Things aro going to '1 urn Out Some,
Wo will pay no bills contracted by any
employe of Tin; lli'i.i.nnv, unless tlFe
same Is madu onawilttcn order signed
by the president or secretary of.thu com
pany, and wu will accept no orders given
by an wnployu of tho company, lor any
C.UIIO lll'M.llUN Cojll-ANV.
N'ovomlier lb. 1S75. tl
.tlli'iitioii I lleiilei'M.
Wo havu four dozen Imitation Kbony
ipraguo Can-Openers', taken for advei
Using, which wo will sell at two dollars
per iloi-n, Inqiilie'lit Hullclluolllci'.
Over Thursday's Startling
- - -
Tho Scandal Brought to
tho Whlto Honso Door.
Tho President Clinructl with Guilty
Knowledge of Belknap's
An Army Officor Cashiered for
Exposing tho Frauds.
Appearance of the House Com-
mittoc at the Bar of
Formal Impoauhmoiit of thu Lnte
Secretary of War.
Order Taken by tho Sen
ate for Belknap's Ap-
The Senate Chamber Throng
ed with Visitors.
Waciiixoio.v, D. C, March X There
Is the he-t authority for the statement
that developments will shortly be made
public hi ease ol a post-trader named IV
ternian, which will exceed In importance
thoo which led to ISelknap's resignation
Inasmuch a It will bring thu btlbery
elo-e to thu White House, If not directly
into It. As It Is, fact are known about
tho president's knowledge of thu March
case which place htm In : most su-pl-elous
position II not explained.
Cant. G. T. I!obluon, formerly ol the
Tenth V. S. cavalry, now residing in
Baltimore, was stationed at Fort Sill
Irom 1S0S until lbTil. lie was a member
of thu post council of administration and
for a time president, and hi thu perform
ance of his duties complained to Uvnu
.V Co. of exorbitant prices charged, and
thev said that was lieeau-c Sir.,000 per
year was paid W. W. lMknap. secretary
of war, for the prlvilegu of trading at that
I'".' . .. , ..... .-
I lie po-l council, one oi i uiuiu
of which Is to see that thu pint-trailer
does not overcharge, required Fvans &
Co., toinakeallld.ivit of these facts ami
It was sent forward to the pre-lucnt
through the proper channels. No atten
tion was paid to this communication,
ami Capt. Robinson was made superv i
sor or tho issuing of Indian suppu m
18711 to tret him out or tho w ay. 1 le then
madeiuiioru formal ii'port of thu case
and was then ordered on recruiting ser
vlcu i.t Philadelphia and alterwaids at
From there In tho latter part ot IS. I
hu preferred formal charges of corrup
tion against Belknap, forwarding prools
and specillcitlons to thu presidents. As
a result hu was placed under arrest bep
teinbcr II, 187 1. Hu was kept u eio,u
pilsoner, no charges being preferred un
til the next spring, whun he was tried by
coiirt-niai tlal at St. Louis and ca-hlercil.
Belknap was reported as saying at that
"It'thls commission don't convict Capt.
Boblii'oii, then by G , 1 will lix one that
Mr. Itoblnson says that ho wrote, the
president tlncu letters, thu llr.-t early hi
IS711, thu second in 1S7-1, and the last In
lsi7."i, submitting all evidence and names
of witnesses, Including Gen. B. II. Grler
sou and W. II. Ilazuus. Kvaiistold Itob
lnson that when he llr.-t pre-eiited u peti
tion to Belknap, signed by olllcers sta
tioned at Foit SHI, tor thu appointment
ol a post-trader, Belknap said hu would
as soon have a petition ut so many wagon-
masters, us olllcers ol mat post; tnatiie
hail iilreadv annoliited a post-trader lor
Port SI . Dr. Marsh ot uw Miik; that
hu thought Marsh did not wish to go out
to 4hu Indian territory and told i-.vans
that It bo went on to New Yoik he could
see him tMarslilthere, aiidiiilglit niauean
arrangement with hlni.
I .vans went to .uv i on; ami louuu
Marsh. He also found interested lu thu
matter tho linns ol Durfrcu & Co., and
Dent A Co. .Mr. Dent Is a brother-in-law
of President Grant. Theioaro about
twenty post-traderV places which mo
very proiitahlu and thu sauiu plan ol
tanning out to middle men lias been fol
lowed with nearly all. A like amount
was nahl Belknap annually by the trader
ut Camp Supply, according to statements
of Gen. llaeii, who was ordered away
from that post when hu showed a dispo
sition to criticise.
q'hc statement yesterday that Gen.
Melge, now hi L'urope, was wanted as a
witness by the committee, was Incorrect.
Hu has been detected In corrupt prac
tices hlm-clf, and there Is high authority
there Is an Indisputable record prov
ing his nialcfeasancu In olllce. Hu has al
ready been notllled. Thu commute.) Is
on his track, and a report of his misdo
ings will soon hu made.
Blackburn and Clymcr, who read thu
report of the e.ie yesterday, were room
mates and eh-s-inatos at Prlncetown col
lege. Secretary Kobe-tin was also one of
thu Mine class that ol ISIS.
Tho managers of thu Impeachment will
he It Is said, Kuutt of Kentucky, Tucker
of Virginia, Sayler of Ohio, and Black
burn of Kentucky.
Ilcport says live oilier olllclals ol the
war department will be found Implicated
hi Improper transactions ; also that in
frauds hi expenditures for head stones ol
soldiers graves, two army olllclals are
Wasiiin.iion, March !I,B. B. Ames,
to whom thu Belknap exposure Is Indi
rectly attributable, as explained in yester
day's telegrams, has had a grievance tor
several years, lie comes from Fairfax
county, Virginia; was an olllcer lu the
volunteer service during the war, and
was uflerwards appointed tu the icgular
army and assigned to duty on tho iron
tier, where ho distinguished himself, and
was promoted for It. Hu preferred
charges against somu of Ids superior olll
cers, when they turned around
ami preferred charges against hlni,
and with tho aid, as hu al
leges, of Secretary Belknap got hlni
dlsmlsed. lie, however, folio weil up
Ids charges against tho olllcers; got them
convicted, and two of them aro now
serving out sentences In prison on this
account. At every session of congress
since ho has been before both lioiisds lor
redress, and ho charges that tho secretary
ol war lias oppocd lilin at every step,
By perseverance hu has, however, car
lied all his points except being restored
to tho army, and only a eouplu of weeks
ago Senator Spencer Introduced Into the
scnatua bill for t4iat purpose. He hits
had manv hitter, personal, wordy alter
cations; with tho tceictary. has dellcd
him. and hi language moru fon lhlu than
polite, has Informed hlni that lie would
yet dcle.U him and get Ins rights,
-i in: iMn:AL'ii.ir..Ni.
At 1 o'clock the coiiiuilttcu of the liouso
of icpii'si'iitallu's, composed Messrs,
Clymcr, Knhhlus, lll.ii'l.hiirii, uw ,)
Danfoith, appeared at tins door of the
boiisuaiid were aiimmiuvd by (ho K,r.
gcant-at-arins, Mr. French.
Upon being recognised by (be presi
dent pro tern., Mr. Clymcr said:
.mil rur.siiir.M m ooeiiience to the
order of the hoiuo of representatives wo
appear before you and. ,lu the name of
the house ol representatives ami of all
the people ol the 1 nit' d Slates ol Amer
ica, wu do Impeach Mm. W. Belknap,
late secretary of war ol tho United -Jlalcs
of high crimes and ial-deiii"aiior.s while
in olllce; mid we liutlicr Inform the sen
ate that the Iiium- of representatives will
In duu time exhibit nitk'lts or Impeach
ment against him and maku good the
same: and in their name wo demand
that the senate takollionrdor for thu ap
pearance of said M llli un W . Belknap to
Mr. 1'errv, president pro tern, of the
senate, said": .Mr. ( Imiiinan and gentle
of the committee: The senate will tako
order hi the prciul-es.
Thu committee tin n retired.
When the committee from thu house
appeared hi the senate, there was a great
sensation In the galliries, which by this
time w ro packed, and upon thu Moor
were manv per-oiw having the prlvilegu
thereof. Thu presiding olllcer was com
pelled to demand nrdcrlu the chamber he
lore recognizing the committee. .Mr. Cly
mcr ami other uieiiilnrs of the committee
upon entering the senate and being in
fiont ol thu desk were recognized, when
Mr. Clymcr spoke as above In n distinct
and clear, though very solemn tone.
hack i ) mi: mirsK.
The committee H'cu relumed to tho
house, and Mr. ( lymer, chairman ol tlm
committee, made thu following report:
lu obedience lo the order of the hou-e,
wu proceed to the bar of the senate, ami
lu the name of this house, and of nil the
people of the I 'lilted States of America,
we Impeached, as we weto directed to,
.Win. W. Belknap, l.ite Secretary of War
of thu United States, of high crimes and
misdemeanor while lu olllce, and we de
manded that the senate should take older
to make Mm appear before that body to
answer for thu .same, and announced that
the hou-e would soon present articles of
Impeachment and make them good, to
which response was made, "The order
shall be taken."
The committee retired, and thu routine
business of tl.e house proceeded,
nun v worn;.
Wasiiinoi..v. D. C, March !!. Presi
dent Grant, with his customary disrc
gam oi prupiicty, whenever his own or
thu Interests ol his friends are to be sub
served, ha i put his font hi it again. At
least, such will be the Judgment ofrlght
ihlliKbu' nconlu :ilt over thu eouutrv.
Hu lias directed Attorney General Pier-
repour, who seems oi late to nave ueeomu
thu willing coadjutor, If not thu tool, of
I thu executive ring, to cause criminal pro
ceedings to hu instituted against Marsh
in tuu courts or the district on the
llllllll.NII A 1TUI.II' OITK'IAI..
Tho oblect of thu movement Is not
capable ol disguise. It Is the same as
that which lu-plrcd thuattorney geiicial's)
notorious letter of in-triicllons to thu
district attorneys lu thu whisky case-.
There can he no doubt 'hat this spas
modle pretense of concern for thu na
tional honor Is expressly Intended
to iiitimidatu reformers, and thus
choke oil' the uncomfortable-
probabllity of still further and
I'.qUAM.V IIAMAUIMI iiici.osfiii:s.
No one belches for a moment that the
evidence U .ill in. Tho testimony of
Marsh, though sulllclcnt In Itself to lu-iiiu
the scerctar.v's Impeachment, Is nothing
moru than an inkling ot what Is likely to
lollow, unless some summary measures
be taken to repress It. It Is only one
a vkuv rot; i. svs,ii:.m.
that has been In operation lor some years,
and should unlimited Indulgence hu ex
tended to wltncs-es then.' Is no telling
what even greater enormities might not
he divulged, or what other persons,
either oHlelals or the government or closu
In its conlldenc.!, might not bu Implica
ted. Hence the propo-wd proceedings at
law against Marsh. It i- thought that
men who aro tlncateiied with criminal
pro-ecutloii for telling what they know
of the administration's, rascality, will bu
thus held in check and keep their months
Such is thu view taken of Grant's order
by Judge Black, Colonel Broadhcad, Mr.
Lamar and all the best lawyers here.
Scissored liiim Jem.lr June's Liil.'M
l imliiiii. l.i ii. r.
A caprice which has giadually ac
quired high favor Is the addition of u
square or all round collar hi a contrast
ing color, or material to morning or In
door dresses and ha-qucs. iVhcn the
collar is round it Is all round, and headed
by a norrow standing collar, inside
which the linen collar Is placed, Its small
corners turned down lu front. If It is
square It Is deep and narrow, extending
only to tho shoulder seams ol thu dress,
thu small standing collar foiinlug thu
actual finish. Collars of linen embroid
ery or lacu uru made in the-o two forms
lor children's wear, but hi lingerie ladles
still prefer lor ordinary u-u and wear thu
convenient and neat little standing collar,
the corners turned down over thu neck
tie, and thu plain linen culls mulching,
except that the cull' are buttoned at the
back and thu corners cut oil', Instead ol
being turned down.
Neckties are almost universally Ivory
white, the cuds edged with corners of
chaceinlre or torchen lace, tho length
sulllclcnt to torm somewhat larger bows
hi Irout, which are not fastcni d by pin or
brooch, as formerly, butlet loo-'c, Juw
ciry being no longer considered good
taste in thu street, indeed, so strict uro
some very high authorities In this matter,
that they will not allow their watch
chains to ho vNlble, and con-ldcr brace
lets with linen culls ns the hist sign ol ig.
uoraucc and vulgarity.
Small as the linen cull'scems to be, It
has exercised a remarkable inlliience
iijion sensible fahloiis. It has kept Its
place hi spite of attempted changes; it
preserves tons the eomlort and decency
ol a closu protective sleeve for ordinary
wear, and lends to establish among us
permanent Idea? In these uvery-day mat
ters ol dress In which they arb most re
quired. The square scarf ami squaio handker.
chlel appear in claborato (onus of cream
colored lace, and lyory silk, trimmed
with broad ton-hen; caehnielru lace, or
Imitation point. Thu soilness and dell,
eacy of tliislltii.li to the toilet Is vciy be
coining, and It Is not at all surpiMng
that it lluds universal favor,
tiii: i'iiiNc'i:.ssi: nnr.ss,
Thu clinging! stylo of dross which still
prevails, and l likely to do so for some
tlniu to come, has revived tho prlneesso
dress and thu prlneesso poloual-c. The
design Is used in modlllcd forms for very
simple and vciy elaborate toilets for clc
g.tnt dix'ses ot ceremony, madu ol silk,
satin and velvet, and for morning dresses
ol cambric, linen, or simple print.
A well cut pilneessu polonaise forms a
good model lor an ordinary morning
dress, to which a Itouncels attached, and
which it elongates sulllcleiilly,
The piluccsse jiolonalso is not consid
ered "dress," n U an article for neglige,
and is a good Mylo for checked beige and
oilier serviceable woolen labrles. Later
It will be used lor linen, batiste and pique,
with an appendage at tlio side, employed
for the double purpose of looplu." up the
"kill and holding the fan.
Thu fewer ilic-.-es made imd ketil on
hand now-a-days tho heller, the Inhor
upon them being so illlllcult and ioMly
tho renewal so neecssai v In order to
avoid slngulailty when the fashions
change. Many economics uro Introduced
now. however, and adopted by pen
plo of pretwili ins to stvle ami elegance
which would not have "been thought ol a
lew years ngo; certainly u much mon
honest and hcallhlul spirit, evi ls now
than then, for they do not hesllalo lo
avoid the methods by which they scenic
very good ciiects at comparatively little
cost. Pink ami blue oatlsto is usul. for
example, under muslin or tarlatan lor
evening toilets of young ladles lu(nd ol
siik, ami is not only ns ciieciive, mn most
ii'clul, for when the tarlatan is gone, tho
batiste. Instead of being soiled and worn
like silk, Is good n new, and makes I he
prettiest of all summer morning dic-sc.
Black is ulw'.'ivi!i l.'iviiiliiif.liiif..ii.i.iiiir
dress in New York City, mid particularly
Is It so this season in conjunction with Hu
cream and Ivory tics. A woman emi
Hardly help leellng ilevollomil lua really
handsome black silk suit, with
colored hat, trimmed with cream-colored
rahiuoro lace, Ivory silk tlu ami Ivory-
There Is serenity, s.illfaclIoii, ami
thankfulness that we are not us other peo
ple are, lu every line and fold of It.
Nothing loud, no contrast ol high eol
(its Is ever worn at church bv a le.iliv
fashionable or well bred woman, it
would show what Is worse than jneli
glon, "had taMe" and idler all Hide Is
connection between taste ami mnralllv,
whether plely has much to do with It or
not. In this matter ot church dress we
only Imitate our French cuii'lns and we
are of late years Imitating them also in
the substitution of Hue soft black cash
mere for silk.
Black casliuiere di esses are lu prepar
ation this season as fashionably and ex
tensively as last spring church and street
wear, always associated mom or less with
black silk, usually of the suit hard llnl-h
The Duel. Mile of (he I'lelui e.
(from S,i-cUl In Hie CMwiKu 'I inn- )
The dry report of the committee docs
but feeble justice to the pa-louate scene
when the wretched Mrs. Belknap, cling
ing to the hope of girlish liieudship
for Mrs. Blackburn, yl-P.cd her, and,
throwing herself upon her knees, refu-id
to move until security lor her husband
was pioinl-id. She is a woman of line
presence. Slio dressed lu something
like grandeur. Her costumes were noted
lor cxtremu dccolettc. Tin, slahl ele
ment ot Washington society ludd her
a little in rcpioot for " this for
eign ta-te, when they remarked
ot her that they prcfcired to have
other men's wives display their charms
suniH-'rai v rai cr i mm i .en- nwn. Mp-
lt.'lkll!lli. n Mtu M'.,, ,,n, ..... .. i. ,
som filend of Congressman Blackburn's
win-, in nee, 1:1-1 mgni, sue nctook
her-elf, when her hu-band. coining horn.
from the committee, declared that all
w a lost, To woik more ell. dually upon
Mrs. Blackburn, the wretched wife
brought her baby lo plead for her. It
was one 'ol thu few cold itormy nights
experienced in Washington. The
ground w as covered with an luchof slush,
the snow melting as It tell. As she ap.
ncarcdat Mrs. Blackburn's It was almo-t
impossible to recognize her. A plain
cloak was thrown over htr, and her babe
was pres-ed in her arms, bhe Had barely
reached the In-Idu door when she fell lit
mint, ltccovcring she fell upon Mrs.
Blackburn's neck. Shu raved pltcousiv
to save her husband and child. She
would bear all the blame. She alone was
guilty, lhey might hang or iinnrl-on
her. but spare her babe and her hu-band.
During thcscci.o Mr. Blackburn came in,
and the two women clung to hhn, hi.
wife almost as much moved as the
wi etched wife and mother. Blackburn
says he wa? never so moved In his III,, by
any nnpeal, but he was powcile-s, If hu
had been willing, to shield Belknap, lie
told the unfortunate woman, gently but
firmly, that Justice mutt be donel and
that he was powerless. This was not the
llr.-t time Mrs. Belknap hid a-ked Black
burn's good ollles. Slies told him some
points of the story a tew weeks ago. but
did not say how her hush iml was impli
cated. Blackburn did not understand,
and Jokingly promised to apprise her of
any ploN agaln-t her husband.
The Gamble Wagon
JOHN P. GAMBLE.
THE UKBT and CHEAPEST VA HON MAN
MANUFACTORY, OHIO LEVJiLJ
Near Tliirth-Fourtli Stroot
SIXTH STREET, Dotwcon OHIO
LEVEE AND COMMERCIAL
Manufactures lifu own Homo Shoes anil
can Assure Good VVorli.
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
iX. O. XXTioIat,
BINDER AND BUNK BOOK
Bulletin BulldluiT. Cor. Twelfth Streut
unci WiiHlilnitton Avonue,
y3-Cmiiily nnd lt.illio.nl Wmkn SmvIii1Iv
md (Jli-ni u"iit in uVrnwni,,' ''A11',''."!
Ii.-IimIwii Wlly frt 'thwT u m", n I
...... ... w.-iiL iii, iLr.iwiwiini.i,. n,i.,
tin- i own Whv Ix thus7 if lu ,.f.,in .
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3 CScBint CSigfr,
(Ili- iiianiir.ultiitr t.y Ihv n (r iiittt-nlt-,1 M.mlilti. ry in.-riml,!,,! uinU lli.-nl.-f.l.l.ratsl
njiiirnliii-0 K.r tw.ilj-.-Hi - l . . nt t. , Until nlinr Mniiiil,, tin, r.i ,.., ,r.,.n n riKr of
ecmal .(ii.itiiy. I,n, t II luff llii-lrnri-iits mi ,,ilinilty Mi,,,,y iMol,. M llli ii uniirrlor 1.) i-e-nl
e Ikiu' lur kiiI ) e i.in' Ultiii-iiiirmlKiiiii
WAmsiED mwi mi bavaha filled cm for m m
I lit- ni:iiiiin,rliiii i ncofiillnif I),.- fort Unit ll-im,jrily.,r iii..lir ,n-f. r lu l,ny llielr Ciifuritni
Jli:iy i. Ml ll.oii li.iM. ii..i1(.t lli- il.iii nl l.ivnriiiilM- imUurlly, ni-n-.el urili.- liilnorllv (m lux
Iki-ii Hie ii!,., , I, Hlliiijt ii siiixli-1 liriirnl It,., luim- ml,. . lir, fi n, liny, ni l,
lly iii,olnl iiirn In . umwy In n nly , im-i , i . nli.ilr i, ,,, ,WI. U lrl(,M ,!
Civo tliom a Trial and "bo Convinced.
Sole Agents, Cairo, Ills.
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS
I. FARNBAKBR & SON,
In Consequence of their Deter
mination to Quit the Clothing Busi
ness, will Close their Entire Stock
of goods AT COST. We are in
earnest No Advertising Dodge
G-ive us a call and astonish your
self how Low our Goods were
Bought, and what Enormous pro-
xnts tnere arem Uiotnmg.
351. M. STOGKFLETH,
Importer and Wholesale Dealer in
Wines and Liquors
62 OHIO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILL.
Kcops a full Btock of
Monongcahela, Rye and Robinson County
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN
KKLLY ISLAND AND CALIFOHNLl WINES.
ONLY SI.25 A YEAR.
MT. CARBON(Big Mmlrly)
Ordors for Cotil by tho onr-loud,
ion, or In hogsheads, for Bhipmont,
jromptlv uttomlod to.
Tf'Vo lnrgo conaumors nnd all
aiunufncturors, wo aro proparcd
io flupply any quantity, by tho
nonth or yoar, at uniform rates.
CAIKO CITY COAL COMPANY,
r.flfu1IMuy Urn 'i ufo, Nn 70 Olilol.cvio.
HClluiri..iy Km ' wlmrlbuut.
t-.t l.'Bjiitlaii .Mills, r
.i ui v.o.11 uiuiiji, luoi oi iuiny.i.ijjiii
IQ-rosl OIUccl)rHir. 30O.
f.. 1). Akix, (.'iilrn. II. K. Akin Clii.-iitfo
If. D. Alsin c& Co.,
Harness 1 Saddles,
105 Commercial Avenue, CAIRO, ILLS.
ITJ-lliii.o liivmiiiit us wllti lii-lr luilioimgc
. ill llml ii .iiiiiili ii- lliu-ul' kuuiU t'ldin wlil. li to
Hli.i.nl Ihjiiumi ,i,Trt, )u.u wly.
tho war rol.t went nito30O
i0',"' back, but OlitarM mmi to hold
, . . ."..-.- - - : . -
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II celt, i III (ixtMll.tnth,iu,lvi.l,r,ln.l nf
STRATTON & BIRD,
AUKNTS AMKR10AN POWDfcR 00
57 Ohio Levoe.
G. D WILLIAMSON,
No. 70 OHIO LEVEE.
SI'KCIAT.ati.-iitlni given toconilKniiirnU an 1
Dealer m Fresh Meats
Botweon WushiDRton and Commercial -i
a Avenues, adJolnWK Uanuy'a. ,
KUKI'S for Bale the Wst IUf, 1'ork, Mutton
Vriil, I.-1111I1. KuiisnKe, Ao.. ami U ira
lirju'l if nvi, I iliii 1 1 It-H in hji invmiUlil inni.r
33tF"Great Medical Book
an .Svcu-ls fur IjhIich aiwl Ui-nU. Sent frco for
tWOBUiiuiia. A.lilivKH, ,.,..,
sr. ,li).si:i"ii .Mi'.iiicAii.NHrnu.H'.
10-10-lly, ij, .Iom'I'U ilo.